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their business and through their personal lives. [applause] mark will be introducing john carlos. i'm also pleased to welcome kate damon here this evening. kate's business is called k's and it's a graphic design business but it's gotten involved in arranging for the speakers. in this case john lewis to be with us this evening and we are grateful to her. you might recognize her name. she grew up in charlottesville and her mother has something to do with this book festival. [applause] so first, mark. [applause] >> good evening everyone. thanks. thanks for those really nice introductory comments. well, if you haven't seen the picture photo i'm going to remind you of it. [applause] they say that a picture tells a thousand words and in the case of one at tonight's scheduled -- special guests it speaks to us in so many different levels. it's the 13-year-old sports night back in new jersey in 1968 i had several iconic sports photos on my bedroom walls and on my desk. willie mays, the catch, jackie robinson rounding third base screeching in his cleats in his brooklyn dodgers uniform on heading hom
of memory lane. without any further ado, i would like to introduce john maclean the author of "the esperanza fire." after the powerpoint presentation, i will have the panel come up here and we can have some questions and answers. john, thank you. [applause] >> i think you for coming out on a blizzard he day. anyone who is not prepared for an unusual weather event probably shouldn't be reading the "the esperanza fire." a blizzard in southern california is not what you would get typically. i would like to talk briefly about what it was like to do the reporting and writing of this book. i have the byline come i don't sure that with anyone. but it was a democratically constructed project. i did not do this alone. i i could not have done it under normal reporting circumstances. it would've been impossible. what made it possible was the cooperation of the men and women of the united states forest service who are directly involved end of the families of the fallen end of the men and women who pursued and caught raymond euler and put him on death row. it was about this time of year six years ago whe
to look out for. at 1:30 p.m. eastern john mccain takes a look at the restaurants of fire followed by stephen hess at 3:30 to update on the careers of washington reporters we talk to in the 1970s and tonight at 8:00 eastern booktv is live from the 2013 virginia festival of the book, discussion between john lewis and john carlos. at 10:30, john locke presents his book at the brink. will obama push us over the edge? and at 5:00 eastern we bring you a selection of programs honoring the tenth anniversary of the start of the iraq war. these programs and more all weekend long on booktv. for complete scheduled visit >> this system of mass incarceration is so deeply rooted in our social political and economic structure is not going to just fade away or downsize, we are on a major upheaval, fairly radical shift in public consciousness. there are many people today who will say there is no hope of ending mass incarceration in america. no. there is no hope. pick another issue. just as many people dying to jim crow in the south, that is a shame and that is the way it is. i find that
being associated with political parties. and john lewis and john carlos talk about their experiences during the civil rights movement. at 10:00 p.m. eastern, our weekly "after words" program. david bernstein sits down with a a special guest. he concludes nights programming at 11:00 p.m. eastern with sandra day o'connor in her book out of order. stories from the history of the supreme court. as a for more information on this weekend television schedule. >> you are watching booktv on c-span2. coming up next, fiona deans hallora recounts the life of thomas nast. a regular contributor to harvard weekly, he made the donkey and the elephant the symbols of the the political parties in our country. this is about 40 minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> good evening. welcome to the historical society. i want to thank you for joining us tonight. what i know will be a very interesting program. "thomas nast." he is the father of political cartoons. i want to thank you for being here. this is the first time in a while that we have had the ability to start an evening program. i apprecia
. they were not the heirs of the presidency. no one thought of john gardner or harry truman. roosevelt didn't think of him as the mayor of the presidency. he didn't tell him anything. >> he didn't have an office in the white house. >> they didn't of great favor to keep them informed to he been in cabinet meetings. he ran their and the same thing with the national security council. eisenhower sent all three raised in 1957 after nixon became close to john foster dulles after eisenhower's heart attack and he suggested that nixon should visit when the gold coast got its independence. so that's what eisenhower did to try to get mix enough to speed. ki said they don't want someone that is just going to bang a gavel in the senate. >> so there are people who argue that there's the experience of losing such a close election to john f. kennedy in 1960 that the was the trauma. you are laying the foundation for an argument -- no camano. >> he was a father figure and he couldn't please his father figure. >> i'm not going to go into the psychoanalysis. >> everyone else was starting with it. >> i don't th
will be john allison who is president and ceo of the cato institute. before joining cato, he was chairman and ceo of bb and t corporation, the tenth largest u.s. financial services holding company which during his two-decade ten your as ceo -- tenure as ceo grew from $4 billion to $153 billion in assets. john has been recognized as one of the top 100 most successful ceos in the world over the last decade. he also serves on the board of visitors at the business schools of wake forest university, duke university and the university of north carolina at chapel hill. .. vice president for financial institutions, policy and regulatory affairs at the american bankers association where he oversees policy development, regulatory and compliance issues, securities and investments, derivatives policy and risk-management. he was previously assistant secretary of the treasury for financial institutions, a member of the board's investor protection corp. and staff director of the senate banking committee. needless to say, he was not staff director of the senate banking committee when dodd-frank was enact
worker, and inspired by john, she and her partner ran a series of mobile classrooms and schools within the public education system based on the progressive theories of john dewey. the compatriots' railed against the memorization and that children should read and write and do sums on their own timetable and that was even harmful to force them to do it faster. she believed their emotional development was as important as their intellectual development and she said that most important thing that a school could do is get children into the habit of being happy. most importantly, she believed come and her fellow progressive educators believed that a school must instill in children's minds the ability to think independently so that they could participate fully in the american democracy. in 1932, he elizabeth irwin's class's or at p.s. 41 which most of you probably know is on west 11th street, and it still is in the village. the city at that point withdrew its funding from the experiment and the parents were so upset that their children wouldn't be able to take class with elizabeth warren that
. and so i've been told by john sanders that the agency is developing an acquisition study for the next generation of scanners that are going to replace the systems that were transferred out of our airport. it's a critical acquisition program which will impact the safety and the security of my constituents. what steps is dhs and tsa management taking to ensure that the acquisition, problems, identify by gao such as the lack of a plan to manage the risk and measure performance are not repeated? and that we are not going to seek -- i have to tell you i was pretty tough when i talked with john, because i said to look, if the next thing is that you move the same scanners back into north dakota, i will have 400 constituent letters about the waste of time. i said, you've got to figure out how you can do this in a way that doesn't disrupt. and the notice was way too short. so that wasn't the ability to adapt. so i use this as an illustration of the frustration. and want to be supportive and want to learn more about what the challenges are of meeting these acquisition policies. but i also want
a case brought by publisher john wile hi and son where a former university of southern california student was buying cheaper textbooks from his home country of thailand and selling them for profit in the united states. the supreme court decided that copyright holders' rights terminate when their materials are resold in another country. stay up-to-date on breaking news about authors, books and publishing by liking us on facebook at or follow us on twit wither @booktv. you can also visit our web site,, and click on news about books. >> are you interested in being a part of booktv's new online book club? each month we'll discuss a different book and author. this month we'll be discussing michelle alexander's "the new jim crow: mass incarceration in the age of color blindness." pote your thoughts on twit -- post your thoughts on twitter and write on our facebook page. and then on tuesday at 9 p.m. eastern, join our live moderated discussion on twitter, hash tag btv book club. send your suggestions on which books you think we should include in our book club via
in america than anyplace she had any knowledge john oberst. he also discovered that indeed americans like money. thinking about it and talking about it how did you take these to to things that logically are in conflict with one another if you are going to treasurer ecology how do you simultaneously treasure the rich? is there a paradox if keith will broadly speaking it is a small book that i wrote and along comes. some americans have decided that we are in a place now where it is not possible to reconcile for wealth with a love of democracy and equality that in effect one needs to choose and that it's terribly important that you choose. most americans in the were comfortable enough with the paradox, and one of the things that made them particularly comfortable with the paradox is the fact that in these very rich people had given away so much money. it seemed to be a way in which they embraced the quality and democracy. so there was that resolution of the paradox and here was occupied and wall street and of these people were saying no, no, this is indeed a conflict and it's a conflict that
on the john birch society here. and the primer he defeated a bircher, who was a hero. so nixon's kids were being teased in school by the children. they were glad to get out of here. they moved to new york and in the spring of 63 he had a good job offer. perfect job offer. he didn't have to practice much all. he could give speeches and he could be a named partner bringing in business. wall street firm, became -- all the names council. they were happy. they were going to musicals. eating at the best restaurants. nixon was having lunch with tom dewey and all these also-rans. they were walking along fifth avenue. tricia and julie were going to school. in february of 64 -- spent nixon in new york your i can see. >> and "new york times" reporter really liked nixon. he said nixon was a happy new yorker. so february 64, jack paar's daughter, randy, got tickets for julie and tricia to see the beatles on the ed sullivan show. and suddenly kennedy is killed. that was the end. he was already meeting with republican national committee chairman i think the weekend after kennedy was shot. he could feel i
of? some of the examples would make me feel warm and good, you know, i kind of like john lindsay in retrospect if he made some mistakes, but csh what about -- mayor bloomberg? i think that's another matter all together. i think bloomberg will is the mayor mainly for the financial sector, he's the mayor mainly for the tourists that flood to manhattan, he's the mayor who gave high-rise condo buildings, and allowed the facilitied the direction of working class neighborhoods i lived in new york all my life, i remember manhattan as a place of working class residences and little shops. but now all i see is this stuff that is going up. well, mayor bloomberg, mayor bloomberg is the amorph most affluent people in new york more than he's the mayor of the people of new york. so i just disagree with the confidence that mayorses for all of these reasons, i'm not sure that mayors are more democratic are a kind of anchor of democracy. .. -kimono how much the convenings actually accomplish. but ben thinks that because of the convenings and parliament of mayors he proposes to build -- he seems to
adjective they chose most? hard-working. hard-working john, neil, that sort of thing. wonderful times. we did another on the house, and then beth and i had an opportunity to basically go around the world, do one of foreign correspondents, how they cover the rest of the world for the united states, i can remember being with john from the washington post, in istanbul. he had just come in from kurdistan for the weekend. i said, john, what's your trick for staying alive? and he said, don't wash your car. oh. i asked you for survival technique and you said don't quash your car, he said if anybody is going to my a bomb under it there will be fingerprints on it. don't wash your car. so obviously having done that on the -- how we covered the world, i did through their eyes how the rest of the world covers us, and we now hey reached the point where there would be a final book, clearly after all these books, a final book is supposed to be the future, but i haven't the faint's idea what the future of the media will be. so instead i went back to the beginning. i'm also a professor at gw so besides my
los angeles. this is on the top john huggins on the bottom. they were killed in january of 69 and the party in los angeles continues to grow very rapidly. by the end of 69 you actually have december 8, 1969 you have a mini-war on 41st in central where the panthers are defending their offices and their first swat teams with hundreds of police with military weapons are actually bombing offices and firing not just from rifles but carriers into the building. they hold off the attacks for six hours. this is to give you a slice. these are not panthers or even potential panthers many of these folks. they are rallying. over 10,000 people rallying in many of them are middle-aged. many of them actually have more moderate politics. here are some of the prisoners in the l.a. shootout. this is seattle. fred hampton, a very vibrant leader from chicago is assassinated in his bed. by the local police working with the fbi. and organizations like the urban league and the naacp turn out in force and protests. here is on the top a rally in new york and on the bottom lima ohio. lima ohio and here
but in the process i met my husband to be john o'connor and he was a year behind me in moscow and we decided to get married and i graduated you both like to eat that met one of us would have to work and that was me. i thought no problem there were at least 40 notices from law firms and california saying law graduates we would be happy to talk to about job opportunities. give us a call. there were 40 different messages. i would call every month not a single one would even give me an interview. why? because we don't hire women. that was the way it was. i got out about 1952 but isn't that amazing? they wouldn't even talk and i really did need to get a job. [laughter] i heard the county attorney from redwood city once had a woman lawyer on the staff and i thought that was encouraging. unaided appointment. in california they elect the county attorney. so he gave me an appointment he was very ninth set -- nice and agreeable and did say he had a woman on his staff and she did well and he would be happy to have another. i had a good resonate and i would be fine but he got his money from the county board of
? the party had some resilience to it. here you have los angeles. this is on the top front, carter, john hug givens, on the bottom, erica huggins. they're killed in january '69, and the party in los angeles continues to grow very happenedly so that by the end of -- very rapidly so that by the end of '69 you actually have december 8, 1949, you have a mini war on 41st and central where panthers are defending the offices, um, and the first s.w.a.t. teams, hundreds of police with military weapons are actually bombing the offices and firing, you know, not just from rifles, but from carriers into the building. and they hold off the attack for six hours. here's major mobilization. this is just to give you -- look at the faces. these are not panthers or even potential panthers, many of these folks, in the picture at the bottom rallying after this attack. over 10,000 people rallying, many of them are middle-aged, many actually have more moderate politics. here's some of the prisoners from the l.a. shootout. this is seattle. fred hampton, very vibrant leader from chicago, is assassinated in his bed by
around for names, and john, who is still living in vermont, he's in his mid 80's and looks like his father, a dead ringer, is my first name, and calvin was their second son who died at the age of 17 of an infection, that had penicillin been invented at that time, might have prevented. and so i was named after those two boys, john and calvin. >> how much do you know about calvin coolidge? >> well, i know a lot more than i might have known if i had been named for somebody else. i've read up a lot on him, and i've read some marvelous speeches. he gave a speech on july 4, 1926-- his birthday july 4, the only president ever to be born on july 4-- on the declaration of independence and its purpose and what went into it that is one of the finest statements about the principles and ideals of the founding fathers i've ever read. so i've read quite a bit about his life. i had the privilege of speaking in massachusetts once, and i referred to a speech he made in great detail called "have faith in massachusetts." he was always harking back to certain principles that founded america and sustaine
statement to be made part of the record. >> got it. >> grs recently put out a memo by john reece about the definition of homeland security. the organization that doesn't know is going flounder in certain areas. we made it an all hazard risk prevention risk agency which is a possibility. you can't eliminate all risk. nor even if we could, we couldn't afford to. i look forward to all of your comments today and have frank discussions. senator carper and i over the next four years will oversite every corner of homeland security for the transparency that needs to be there, and also to see the improvement. and i appreciate his cooperation. and his leadership in doing so. i think it's healthy for you all and certainly healthy for the congress. we make a lot of decisions and a lot of times without the input that we need to have from the agencies, and getting to know what you do and how do you it and understand that better can help us as we direct funds. so i'm thankful for your work, i'm thankful your dedicated service. >> thank you, sir. senator johnson. >> mr. chairman, i wasn't prepared. l
series and it's a little under 15 minutes. >> on your screen is american university professor john gould who is a professor noval at the university and also the director of the american university washington institute for public and international affairs and he's written this book how to succeed in college why of really trying. who is this written for? >> guest: it's written for two groups of students, one for high school seniors on their way to college and it's also written for first-year students who come to this place and kind of find it somewhat foreign. i should also add it's written for the parents of the students as well. >> host: when you are asked as a college professor what will make my son or daughter successful what is your short answer? >> guest: ascent of independence and responsibility that this defense parents may not want to hear because that means they have to pull that. when we get them here it's a chance for them to take ownership of their alliance and be responsible for what they need to do and that is th
campaign of her husband, john quincy adams, and her complex relationship with her mother-in-law, former first lady abigail adams. first ladies: influence and image, continues tonight live at 9 p.m. eastern on c-span and c-span3, also on c-span radio and >> the winners have been selected in this year's c-span student documentary competition on the theme "your message to the president." the grand prize winner is josh stokes from daniel hand high school many connecticut. his video was on unemployment in america. high schooler alan shimp of pennsylvania won first prize her his industry on the economy and spending. and a group from knoxville won first prize with their documentary on public transportation. watch the winning videos each day next month on c-span and see all the documentaries at student >> "the communicators" winds up its visit to ces international 2013, the consumer electronics show in las vegas, with a look at several booths to see some of the technology that's being unveiled this year. >> host: and now joining us on "the communicators" is henry massey of
about the recent release of more than 2000 illegal immigrants from detention centers. lastly john morton testified the releases were done for budgetary reasons. live coverage begins with the house judiciary committee at 1 p.m. eastern also on c-span3. >> thirty-four years ago today, we began providing televised access to the everyday workings of congress and the federal government. the c-span networks created by america's cable companies in 1979 and brought to you as a public service by joerg television provider. >> next, former and current obama administration officials discussed the effect of new health care of new health care law can have on hiv/aids. the panel also looks at some of the challenges of implementing the law. the center for american progress hosted this hour and 20 minute event. >> good morning, everybody. my name is neera tanden and i'm the president of the center for american progress. thank you for joining us this morning for this important discussion of how health reform is addressing the needs of gay and transgender communities and people living with hiv. reforming a
junior, commander of north american aerospace and norad and general john kelly, u.s. southern command. we also welcome james stavridis. we thank you for your leadership and please pass along our gratitude to the men and women who serve in your commands for their dedication and sacrifices, as well as for the sacrifices of their families whose support is so essential to the success of our military and our nation. since last year's eucom posture, it was likely her last appearance and i am glad that i included the word likely. so now we can thank you. thank you again for your four years as the supreme allied commander, which makes you one of the longest serving commanders in u.s. history. you have been a steady hand during some very turbulent times and we wish you the best in retirement for military service. the witnesses before us represent the united states commitment to defend the homeland to help our neighbors and to come to the collective defense of our close allies in europe. the ability to meet these commitments has been put at risk by the arbitrary budget cuts called sequestration. re
tv, john lott argues that thanks to president obama we're on the verge of economic and social collapse. it's about an hour, 20. [applause] >> well, i greatly appreciate the chance to be here. you've had quite a few distinguished speakers in the past recently, so it's nice to, i feel honored to be added to the list. i've been asked to talk about the new book that i have that just came out just within the last two weeks. it's entitled "at the brink: will obama push us over the edge?" and i think like maybe a lot of americans there's a lot of really crucial things that are happening right now. i think, unfortunately, in some areas the president's policies have permanently damaged the country. there are other areas where i think we're close, that things can still be fixed, and disaster can be averted in some areas. but i'm going to try to go through a few of the topics that i have, everything from health care to the economy generally to gun control. you know, just on gun control there's been a lot of things that have been happening over just even the past few weeks. i was in colorado a couple
, in the 19th century in england, john henry newman wrote the laity is sometimes more true to the gospel than the hierarchy, and he was denounced in rome and he had to fold the journal in which he wrote that and pius ix issued a syllabus of errors saying not just the laity shouldn't have a say in things, but ordinary people shouldn't have a say in things. democracy is an invalid form of government. the friend and fellow catholic of newman said to gladstone, the prime minister, who said, the pope is just a tact. every form of government, and he said don't worry, catholics don't pay attention to the pope when he talks politics. well, more and more, we're not paying attention, not only on contraceptives which is abandoned by catholics for decades now, but even on things like literal body railism about the body and -- literalism about the body and blood of jesus. the most hold under cattics under 30 done in the 1990s showed that 40% of them already didn't believe that it was the literal body and blood of jesus, catholics under 30, and we don't act that way anymore. there's an old saying, the way
retired general john allen who commanded forces in afghanistan discusses the progress of the war during his command and the future mission of the u.s. and nato in the country. general allen led the forces in afghanistan for 19 months from mid 2011 through february of this year. he'll be hosted by the brookings institution, and you can see his remarks live later in this morning at 10 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> tonight on "first ladies," called a bigamist and adulterer during her husband's 1828 presidential campaign, rachel jackson chis of an -- dies of an apparent heart attack. house hostess but is later dismissed as fallout from a scandal. and during the next administration, angelica van buren is the white house hostess for her father-in-law, president martin van buren, who is a widower. we'll include your questions and comments by phone, facebook and twitter live tonight at 9 ian on c-span and c-span3, also on c-span radio and >> now,ous foreign affairs -- house foreign affairs committee chairman ed royce on u.s. policy towards the asia-pacific region. in remarks to the her
to see it in t-38s flying back from el paso. john young and i used to like to fly over it. john loves impact craters. >> using that example, you said that if a similar impact were to occur in water we would see a thousand foot tsunami. what kind of distance would that be expected to travel where it would maintain? >> it depends greatly upon where. the shape of the ocean bottom and the depth of the water and so an. i don't have a good answer for you. the also the characteristics of that tsunami will be a little bit different than earthquake-caused ones which we understand much better because those are done, those are done by a line in a fault this is more of a point, more like dropping a pebble into a bathtub and so, it, the answer is basically it depends. >> you also testified about your estimates of the probability of five megaton incident or 100 megaton incident which i remember right was 30% and 1% respectively? >> in the next century. >> could you provide a little built of the data that go into those probability estimates? >> yeah. in fact there is not a lot of scientific disagree
companies incorp.ed. on april 9th we have john h. noseworthy, a medical doctor and president and ceo of the mayo clinic. he will discuss issues facing the health care industry. second, i would like to present our guest with traditional national press club coffee mug. >> all right, thank you. >> thank you. >> appreciate it very much. thank you, everybody. [applause] appreciate it. [applause] >> i would like to thank our audience for coming today. i'd also like to thank national press club staff including its journalism institute and brad for organizing today' event, and we have one final question. you've told us about your plan to put republicans into office. it's very detailed, many pages long. what's your plan to get the packers to bring home the super bowl toety in the -- trophy in the next season? [laughter] >> boy, that's a tough one. but, listen, i, i'm a huge packer fan, and i always say, you know, as long as we get to play the bears, the vikings and the detroit lions twice a year, we've got a pretty good avenue to the super bowl. [laughter] so i appreciate all of you -- [laugh
-faceted acquisition reform. it was levin-mccain reform. so it was bipartisan reform. john mccain is very, very aggressive on this issue. and so part of that, and there are many more parts to it, but part of that is to say that we're going to stop any new developments, when we get to a certain point early in this development of a weapons system and leave it there. it may be only 90% as good but it will be half the cost. another thing that we've done there is we've, we put in many more stop points in the cycle in terms of cost to try to keep these costs in line. and there's a number of other things that we have put in place. with the f-35 the manager of that program was let go. was removed from that program. and, the cost issue, we have slowed down the production of the plane so that we don't fly before we buy. we're doing less of that. there was much too much of that, what is called concurrency. we've reduced the possibility of concurrency, flying before we actually go into the full-rate production of weapons systems. but it's, it's major problem. if you ask, who pays for it? the american taxpa
.s. you listen to senator john mccain, very upset that the u.s. isn't intervening, isn't doing something. there was, you know, perhaps as much upset when the u.s. decided to go to war in iraq. now there's upset because of inaction, and, you know, under the bush administration there was upset because of action. so it's a struggle to find that fine line. >> host: i think it's break time. [laughter] >> guest: great. >> on the go? "after words" is available via podcast. visit and click podcast on the upper left side of the page. select which podcast you'd like to download and listen to "after words" while you travel. >> host: and then there was libya which could argue be a success. some people say, you know, a distraction or what not but certainly a place where hillary clinton played a pivotal role. she travels to to france as you document in your book, and she basically wants to make sure that other people are going to contribute before -- and it doesn't seem like she's giving hints that the obama administration is going to act, but she wants to first make sure that other people
and in the region and here in the u.s. you listen to senator john mccain that the u.s. is not doing something. there was perhaps as much upset when the u.s. decided to go to war in iraq. now there's upset because of inaction, and under the bush administration there was upset because of action. so, it's a struggle to find that fine line. >> host: i think break time. >> guest: great. >> host: then there was libya. which could arguably be a success. some people say a distraction or whatnot but certainly a place where hillary clinton played a pivotal role. she travels to france, as you document in your book, and she basically wants to make sure that other people are going to contribute before -- doesn't seem like she is giving hints the obama administration is going act but she wants to make sure that other people will act with the united states if there's action. so, explain what she is doing in france. >> guest: first, let me give you the context of the trip. i it was one of the most insane trips i have been on. everything was on the move. it felt like the world was ending. you had the earthqua
the planet and the way he saw it. our own very beloved and hero with the right stuff, senator john glenn. and also senator jake garn, our wonderful colleague who retired many years ago, but was also on the v.a.-h.u.d. committee. and when i first came to the senate, it was senator garn who really along -- was really one of the members of the other side of the aisle that really helped me learn the senate and really gave me a tremendous introduction to the space program. in fact, we went in a bipartisan way to every space facility on this country -- in this country so we could learn what were the great assets we had, how we needed to fund them, and what was the future of the american space program. so we've had three senators who were certified astronauts and actually went into space. we've had other senators that have been in orbit. some maybe still are out there somewhere. [laughter] but i say to my two colleagues, with my -- with my feet firmly on the ground, we want to really thank them for what they're doing really to save the planet. because of the advocacy talked about by the senator
beforehand. but if you folks visit with the existing spec johns, that doesn't get the results. but it creates the opportunity where we can see what is being conducted and then we can go on and say, at least we have charm of spotting what's missing. everything is fantastic, then everything is fixed. in the and secretary board of medical journalism. and then before you get them together, you say well, the paper -- and, it is the end. i can tell you that -- what that? [laughter] [inaudible] [laughter] it is a hard line. i have tried a joke. [laughter] so years after this, the regulations have been put into place. five years later, we finally discovered that it has been ludicrously and widely ignored. published in the top five journals. that is just the papers that were published. academic journalists themselves have a whole bunch of complex interests. they connect cultural things as well. so that will bump up the impact factor of that journal that is derived by the number of citations a get. and it's not even often a full-time job being an academic journal editor. and they pay lots of money for
in three. and in the region. and here in the us. to look at senator john mccain, very upset u.s. isn't doing something. that was perhaps as much upset when he is decided go to war in iraq. not as upset because of an action and under the bush initiative that was upset because of action. it's a struggle to find that fine line. >> host: i think it's break time. >> "after words" is available through podcasts. click podcast on the upper left side of the page. select which podcast you would like to download and listen to "after words" while you travel. >> host: and then there was libya. which could argue be a success, some people say a distraction or whatnot, but certainly hillary clinton played little role. she traveled to france as you document in your book, and she basically wants to make sure the other people are going to contribute before -- doesn't seem like she's giving hands that the obama initiation is going to act but she wants to first make sure other people will act with the united states if there is action. so explain what she's doing in france. >> guest: let me to the context
approach was really founded by john marshall. it's what is the basis of marbury the madison i suppose this is marshall said at the reason my judges have power to override the views of the legislature for the president is the constitution is a law like any other but there's a hierarchy. conflict of law principle. federal level to stay up, constitutional level the federal. treaties of the federal law. in the hierarchy created by the constitution. so when there is a firm with a plot to be found in the constitution, judges have the authority to articulate it. when there's not a rule of law to be found in the constitution, political branches are supposed to have the final say. one of the great clashes in modern jurisprudence is between the people who really believe in the rationale of marbury v. madison that the constitution wins when it is low and the people who think that we've got judicial review, we can make things up as we go along. which is fundamentally wrong. when we the living make things up as we go along, but it's a little. let's see what happens in life we have to make up as we
neighbor attorney-general from john rogers that says he wants to discuss privately. so we came into our dining room and he post the question would you be prepared to except a nomination of the labor party? the have and always had elections and presidents are elected that nobody is opposing but that was a complete surprise. not very positive because the presidency at the time the six presidents and has served were elderly when they were elected because they were not opposed and served with distinction but not proactive so there were important powers of the supreme court if they are unconstitutional to address both houses but mainly it was a ceremonial figure head type of role and the importance role outside ireland and as the first citizen of the country but the power rested with the prime minister and his cabinet in a parliamentary system and the fact that dave decided to nominate a candidate not that the person would win but the labor party was the smallest of the three and it was known they were very literate and it was well known said deputy prime minister tarnished by the largest pa
letter of john brown, represented -- travel to the south under a pseudonym before the civil reporting on slavery, advocated irish home rule so strenuously he became a leader of the land late in new york, let the attempt to create an integrated school system in charleston, south carolina, after tha the cy fell to the union forces in the civil war. but wait, there's more. helped to edit autobiographies of jefferson and davis. published the early works of louisa may alcott. and found the most famous beer in 19th century america. not bad, right? that's a nast met redpath. for many of the most famous lecturers of the time including henry ward beecher, the famous preacher, and mark twain. redpath originated a management system for lecturing which made it possible to lecture at the forefront more people into commit more professional. he personally identified speakers and softer participation. so he literally chased them down. nast wouldn't letter -- wouldn't answer any of redpath's letter. pcor mr. nast and talks to him. nast is in a desperate effort to get them to go wit. and he said if you
: a couple tweets for you. john writes on twitter: spending is out of control. rein it in. glad bless you mr. nordquist, and amy rites: mr. norquist, by lowering rates and closing loopholes where will the revenue come from in out state is not working in europe. >> guest: if by austerity you mean constantly raising taxes to try to balance the budget, you're quite right. that's what greece and other countries have been trying to do for too long. the two -- when people say austerity they mean either the people should be made poor, because they're living high on the hog and your raise their gasoline prices and raise taxes on them, the value-added tax, the sales tax, or you can mean that the government should work to reduce its own costs, austerity for the government. we haven't been doing austerity for the government here. no european country has seen serious reforms of government spending. the one country i'd point to that has done spending restraints rather than tax increases, is canada. canada has been doing quite well. they took their corporate rate down to 17%. they're creating jobs, havin
with john endingler, welfare reform happened in the states. newt gingrich finally got bill clinton to sign it into law a little bit later. you go all the way back to the early 970s when ronald reagan wasn't the president, but the governor of california, and tax reform happened in that state. and it wasn't until later, ironically back in california, when ronald reagan as the president signed into raw the economic recovery -- into law the economic recovery act. real reform happened in the states. as was mentioned yesterday, there are now in america some 30 states that have republican governors and nearly as many that have republican legislatures. [applause] and so that's the good news. the good news is we have success, and it's happening in our states, and we can learn from that to tell our friends and our colleagues in washington how to move forward. because, you see, in the states to be successful we have to be optimistic. we have to be relevant. and most importantly, we have to be courageous. let me talk to you a little bit about each of those three things. you see, when it talks about be
of el paso. -- 100 miles or so. john young and i used to like to fly over it. john loves impact craters. >> so using that example you said that if a something that were to occur in water we would see a 1000-foot tsunami. what kind of distance with that expected to travel where it would maintain -- >> it depends greatly upon where. the shape of the ocean bottom, the depth of the water and soil. so i don't have a good answer for you. also, the characteristics of economic are going to be different than earthquake caused ones which we understand much better. because those are done, those are sort done by a line in a fault, more like dropping a pebble into a bathtub. the answer is basically it depends. >> you also testified about your estimates of the probability of a five-megaton incident, or 100 negative incident, which is a rumor right was 30% and 1%? >> in the next century. >> could you provide a little bit of the data that go into this probability estimate? >> you. there's not a lot of scientific this disagreement about that. this was documented well and the national academies report of
his degree from the john hopkins university public health school. we also have the director of public policy -- excuse me, public health policy and the office of health reform of u.s. of services where she oversees the coordinated and timely implementation of the public-health prevention and health care workforce. previously, the oldest lease share the test was with her for the caucus. she is a master of health and administration at the university of north carolina and her undergraduate education at the university of california berkeley. we had advocacy for it federal programs. and the national hiv aids strategy. he completed his work in psychiatry and begin with hiv career in 2003. he shortly learned of his own hiv diagnosis at that time. and we have the deputy director who builds consumer participation in the health care system. she has more than 25 years of experience and is responsible for developing and supervising technical-based assistant programs, including health reform. and she teaches a course in community organizing. in 2004 and 2005, she was one of modern health careis 10
's also an alumnus of the peace corps program had received his master of public health from the johns hopkins university school of hygiene and public health in this batch servers in chemistry from kalamazoo college. welcome. we also have myra alvarez, director of public health policy and the office of health reform at the u.s. department of health and human services, where she oversees a coordinated attempt implementation of the public health prevention and health care work for policy provision in the affordable care act. also. previously she served as legislative assistant within senate majority whip dick durbin from illinois as legislative assistant for the power summit shared the task force are the congressional hispanic caucus. this alvarez received her university of north carolina at chapel hill and undergraduate education at the university of california berkeley. we have highly wednesday with us as well, director of legislative or public affairs for the national minority aids council. he's a for communities of color and advocacy's programs. mr. lindsey is particularly focused on
's education or infrastructure or the research and development that creates the kinds of johns that the senator from minnesota has focused on. we on this side do really deeply understand the need to manage our debt and deficit responsibly. it is why we have put forward a credible approach, a balanced approach that makes sure we are cutting in many programs that the presiding officer and i care deeply about, but understanding that this is the time that we are in, that we have to relook at these programs and manage them effectively and we've done that in our budget. mr. president, there are many tough choices that we have in front of us, but the tough choices we have put forward in this budget reflect the balance that the american people have asked us to do in our budget approach and i look forward to having it passed, sometimes i'm sure in the wee hours of this this morning but moving us to a place where we can work with colleagues on both sides of the aisle and both sides of this city to come together in a way that gets us back on a path so we're not managing this country from crisis to crisis
finished? we are finished, sorry. [applause] >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry and afghan president karzai made a show of unity today. short after the u.s. military ceded control of its last detention facility in afghanistan. secretary kerry is in afghanistan for an unannounced 24 hour visit. he said he and president karzai were on the same page when it comes to peace talks with the taliban. >> coming up on c-span2, the fbi's top lawyer on how law-enforcement investigations are keeping up with new technology without breaking the law. that's followed by a house appropriations subcommittee looking into agriculture department spending. then "the communicators" with commissioner robert mcdowell. >> the nation's highest court is holding oral arguments this week on to gay marriage cases. the first people got in line thursday, and now the going rate for saving a seat is around $6000. a couple weeks ago director rob reiner explained why this is drawing such interest. here's a portion of what he had to say. >> one of the reasons we took on proposition eight, aside from the obvious reasons of
. -- john rider and rick jones. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mrs. murray: finally, mr. president, i ask unanimous consent the period of debate for economic goals and policy under section 305-b of the congressional budget act occur on march 21 at a time to be determined by the two managers. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mrs. murray: thank you, mr. president. we are now on the floor of the senate with the budget. i want to thank my counterpart, mr. sessions, for all his work and his staff's work and my staff's to get us to the point here that we are debating this bill and this amendment. senator sessions has been very gracious in working with us. we have gotten to this. we obviously have differences of opinion, but i want to commend him for the tremendous amount of work he has put into this. it's going to be great to be working with him on the floor. mr. president, when i go back home to washington state, my constituents tell me that they are sick and tired of the gridlock and dysfunction here in washington, d.c. they can see that our economy
to the newport news shipyard. i was there last state for a wonderful occasion honoring former senator john warner. this is a shipyard we're proud of. we manufacture the largest and most sophisticated items manufacturedden the planet earth in the commonwealth of virginia, nuclear aircraft carriers and they're manufactured and reif yorefurwed at this shipyard. but it is technical expertise. you have them in heal to toe for months. the next one comes in. if you get out of line or delay, everything gets backed up. then your shipping fleet isn't as opposingal as it should be. there was a dry dock that had been filled in because the lincoln was supposed to be coming in -- or the truman coming in for a new refurb and it was stopped because they couldn't start work because of sequester and uncertainty about the c.r. many other shipyards in the hampton roads area that are private, small ship repairs, without the financial muscle of a huntingtoington ingle sext hae issued warnings that they would have to scale back on repairs. these are some of the effects of repairs. i went to a national guard armory in s
'm delighted that john mccain has joined us on this to make this a bipartisan initiative. they show great leadership together. and i'm delighted to join them. and with that, mr. president, and with my great appreciation to chairman levin, i will yield the floor. mr. levin: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. mr. levin: first let me thank senator whitehouse. he has been a leader in this effort for a long, long time, and his support here is critical and really will make a difference. how much time do i have remaining? the presiding officer: 14 minutes remaining. mr. levin: i would yield 7 minutes to the senator from connecticut. the presiding officer: the senator from connecticut is recognized. mr. blumenthal: thank you, mr. president. i want to add my thanks to the chairman of the armed services committee and the leader in this effort to close some of these abusive and unnecessary and wasteful loopholes, and thank also senator whitehouse and senator mccain for their leadership in this effort, which is about fundamental fairness. but most important, let me thank
, then inouye, and then also -- so, ted stevens, john stennis and danny inouye. he has done a great job for the appropriations committee and a great job for america. he was the 23rd staff director, he kept the trains running, the committee working, maneuvering the committee through budget minefields. but the passing away of senator inouye, he was on my side and at my side. he gave advice and guidance during periods that were invaluable. it is not only the way he helped me, it is the way he helped us get the job done and govern. i ask that my full tribute be included in the record and i yield the floor. the presidin the presiding officer: without objection. the senator from washington. mrs. murray: i would ask that this discussion come off the resolution time. the presiding officer: the senator is recognized. mrs. murray: mr. president, i would ask consent that the time that's being consumed now come off the resolution. the presiding officer: without objection. the presidin mrs. murray: mr. president, let me ask all of the senators, women, who are down they're talk about the importance o
capita than nearly any other state, montanans proudly answer when dutily calls. the book of john, chapter 15, verse 13, says greater love hath no man than this than that a man lay down his life for his friends. on this anniversary, remember the montanans and all americans who laid down their lives in the name of freedom. on my family ranch near wolf creek, montana, there is a willow tree that sways in the wind that stretches in the sun. on july 29, 2006, my nephew marine corporal phillip baucus was killed during combat operations in iraq's al-anbar province. he was just 28 years old. he was laid to rest on the same mountain where my father lies. the same branch where he had married his lovely katherine less than a year earlier. phillip was a bright and dedicated young man. he was like a son to me. my brother john and i planted that willow tree on the ranch in memory of phillip. we also planted a pine tree nearby. i'm not the only montanan who has grieved. 40 montanans have lost their lives in iraq and afghanistan. we grieve for them all. we miss them all. we must honor their courage by li
have literally spent weeks and weeks and days and hours -- evan schatz and john rider and everyone whose names i will put into the record. but they are sitting behind us here tonight, and -- as well as senator sessions and all of his staff. but it is a tribute to their hard work and my lost voice that we are sitting here tonight ready to take the next step to get our country back on a better fiscal path. i thank the president. i yield the floor. mr. sessions: madam president, i also would -- the presiding officer: the senator is recognized. mr. sessions: -- like to thank the staff. my group is here, and senator murray, your team is fabulous. you know, we work hard on bills that come through the senate and there are a lot of challenges, but few are bigger than this for the whole, all of these amendment, hundreds of them that come thriewrks and it is a real challenge and i congratulate the staff. and i congratulate your team. i hope that we can continue to have good relations as we go forward and work together. i would mention marcus pea cock, my chief staff director, who just was fa
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